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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 5:36:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 24%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 27' North, Longitude: 143° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.55 meters/second, 1503.2 km/hour, 934.0 miles/hour or 811.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"15.57 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.4"933.69 miWest0° 00' 51.6"0.99 miSouth933.74 mi
24 hours12° 01' 27.8"774.32 miEast0° 49' 31.5"56.79 miSouth778.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 7:36 AM1476 km917 miles797 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 7:36 AM2627 km1632 miles1418 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Sun 10:36 AM2726 km1694 miles1472 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 10:36 AM2853 km1773 miles1540 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 10:36 AM3202 km1990 miles1729 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSun 10:36 AM3373 km2096 miles1821 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSun 10:36 AM3385 km2104 miles1828 nmEast-northeast ENE
Seattle *Sun 10:36 AM3474 km2159 miles1876 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MidwaySun 6:36 AM3481 km2163 miles1880 nmWest-northwest WNW
Vancouver *Sun 10:36 AM3581 km2225 miles1934 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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